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The M&A Advisor Winner 2017The M&A Advisor announced the winners of the 16th Annual M&A Advisor Awards on Monday, November 13 at the 2017 M&A Advisor Awards. Bass, Berry & Sims was named a winner in the two categories related to the following deals:

M&A Deal of the Year (from $1B-$5B) – Acquisition of CLARCOR Inc. by Parker Hannifin Corporation

Corporate/Strategic Deal of the Year (over $1B) – Acquisition of BNC Bancorp by Pinnacle Financial Partners

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Regulation A+

It seems that lately there has been a noticeable uptick in Regulation A+ activity, including several recent Reg A+ securities offerings where the stock now successfully trades on national exchanges. In light of this activity, we have published a set of FAQs about Regulation A+ securities offerings to help companies better understand this "mini-IPO" offering process, as well as pros and cons compared to a traditional underwritten IPO.

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Labor Talk Blog: NLRB Orders Review of Decision that Northwestern Football Players are Primarily Employees

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April 25, 2014

In a short ruling issued Thursday, April 24, the National Labor Relations Board (NLRB) granted Northwestern University's request for review of a regional director's decision that Northwestern football players are primarily employees and therefore can be represented by a union. Readers will recall the extensive discussion triggered first by a petition for representation filed in late January by CAPA, the College Athletes Players Association. NLRB Regional Director Peter Ohr later found that the players were primarily employees and scheduled a union representation vote. The vote is set for today, April 25.

Northwestern was critical of the Regional Director's findings and filed a petition asking the NLRB for a review (and reversal) of the decision. The NLRB granted the review. The NLRB determined that the ruling raised substantial issues that deserved a review by the NLRB. The vote will still occur. However, the results of the vote will not be made public until after the NLRB completes its review of the decision.

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